Senior R&D Metallurgist

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: October 23, 2018
Expiry Date: October 23, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
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Years of Experience: 2
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Lead Research and Development activities to evaluate current and future manufacturing processes and materials and/or performance improvement projects for optimization.  Duties may also include leading the development of processes or new materials to ensure quality, cost and efficiency requirements are met.  Ensure that best practices are leveraged at all global facilities with respect to manufacturing processes. In addition, manage advanced level failure analyses for warranty claims and material failures. Manage materials evaluations laboratory.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

Lead new process development and advanced technology process improvement efforts at all our global manufacturing and/or R&D facilities.

Provide project management and financial analysis for new processes and capital investments.

Actively manage product / process reviews and metallurgical analysis’ related to warranty claims/customer complaints.  Manage the execution of failure analyses.

Actively participate in product design reviews focused on Advanced Quality Planning, process FMEA’s, mistake proofing and other quality improvement methods.

Implement and manage “brainstorming session” protocols that will be used to conduct routine product reviews through audits of the related manufacturing processes.  Actively coordinate and execute sessions.

Aggressively seek new technologies for automating processes to include in-process inspections.

Perform and analyze the results of process simulation modeling software.

Manage the materials evaluation laboratory.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

BS, MS, PhD Metallurgical or Materials Engineering.

Knowledge of green sand casting, investment casting, chemically bonded sand casting, metal forming technologies or elastomeric molding a plus.

Familiarity with statistical techniques using Mini Tab /SPC/Graphing.

Mastery of problem-solving techniques.

Proficient in the use of electronic systems and software

Senior Metallurgist R&D

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 3
Date Posted: October 23, 2018
Expiry Date: October 23, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 2
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  • Develop, verify, validate, and use physics-based and empirical models that simulate hot working, melting, solidification, fluid flow, atomization, heat transfer, and microstructure evolution in nickel-base superalloys, titanium alloys, and specialty steels.
  • Utilize process simulation to support manufacturing process improvements that result in better product quality and lower manufacturing costs.
  • Conduct testing and characterization in order to generate data necessary for model development, validation, or verification.
  • Communicate results to management, colleagues, and customers in the form of written reports and oral presentations.
  • Propose, defend and execute project concepts for new products, cost savings, quality improvement, and process innovation. Collaborate with technology and research colleagues across company.
  • Maintain industry expertise and current knowledge of developments in process modeling by experimentation, attending meetings and conferences conducted by trade associations, by reviewing trade literature and by periodic visit to customer or supplier base.
  • Enthusiastically tackle challenges and achieve results while dealing with ambiguity and change that accompanies working in a research environment.

 

 

 

Technical Sales Representative

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No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: October 23, 2018
Expiry Date: October 23, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
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Years of Experience: 2
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JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for providing technical assistance to customers regarding the application of company’s capabilities.  This position also assists the Director of Sales & Marketing in all job functions, which includes supervising the Sales Department in the Director’s absence.  Maintains good customer relations by providing prompt and effective service to customers at all times.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Develops steel ingot process, sales contract and inquiry review.

Responsible for managing the sales for other business units, as necessary.

Maintains an up-to-date understanding of applicable steelmaking processes.

Responsible for making credit decisions on customers.

Offers technical and operational expertise to customers.

Travel is required, typically 25% of the time to customers for sales calls or in response to technical service inquiries, as needed.

Assists sales staff in technical inquiries and scheduling.

Coordinates and oversees customers’ orders and deliveries.

Responsible for coordinating the investigation to conclusion and resolution of customer claims in conjunction with Metallurgy.

Melt Shop Process Engineer

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No of Vacancies: 2
Date Posted: October 23, 2018
Expiry Date: October 23, 2018
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Years of Experience: 2
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Job Summary: The Melt Shop Process Engineer is a hands-on position that requires close collaboration with the EAF, LMF, and Caster Managers, Supervisors, and Operators, as well as other departmental and operations management. This position involves quality investigations, continuous improvement, data analysis, and product/process development.

Role and Responsibilities

  1. Demonstrate and emphasize safe work practices and behaviors to all employees.
  2. Strive to identify opportunities to improve safety, quality, cost, organization, or efficiency.
  3. Maintain and verify department production process data.
  4. Report on a daily basis Day/WTD/MTD/YTD performance metrics.
  5. Develop and maintain automated data collection/analysis systems.
  6. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the production and maintenance workforce.
  7. Lead investigations related to missed chemistries, clogging, slab surface, customer claim, or other quality-related issues.
  8. Manage the scarfing and slab release processes.
  9. Provide technical/analytical support for all CAPEX/product development/improvement initiative trials.
  10. Oversee and coordinate the implementation of NPS system requirements.
  11. Lead root cause investigations utilizing continuous improvement/PDCA methodology and implement and complete related corrective actions (production process failure analysis).
  12. Review and update SOPs to meet safety/quality/cost goals.
  13. Conduct periodic quality/safety/SOP audits of all areas Scrap/EAF/LMF/Caster/Scarfing Yard.

 

R&D Metallurgical Lab Engineer

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No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: October 23, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2018
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Years of Experience: 2
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  • Support/Perform metallurgical investigation of heat treatable products for sheet and plate products primarily. Support R&D of other product forms such as Tubes, shaped extrusions, or extruded bars as required.
  • Support/Perform metallurgical investigation of processing such as casting, rolling, heat treatment, and aging on aluminum alloys. Determine and eliminate root causes of recurrent process deviations which are leading to processing issues or customer claims. Recommend enhancements or changes to processes as required.
  • Design and complete experiments using SEM/EDS/BSE and analysis, Metallographic preparation and analysis, Image Processing and Analysis, DSC and analysis, Corrosion testing and analysis, and heat treating and analysis.
  • Define the needs in terms of Capital investment, Support the installation of new Lab Equipment,
  • Knowledge of advanced characterization techniques of Aluminum Alloys and products and ability to deploy as required to complement existing projects.
  • Keep informed about general technology developments related to competitor products, cost efficiency of products and services by consulting specialized literature, attending conferences, networking and proper benchmarking
  • Write technical reports summarizing work as well as presentations to peers on progress at continuous improvement meetings.
  • Work in cross-functional teams to develop process and production improvements.
  • 5S of assigned areas of the laboratory.

 

Metallurgist

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 2
Date Posted: October 23, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
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Years of Experience: 2
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METALLURGIST

JOB SUMMARY:
Utilizing independent judgment, this position provides technical support to the Sales Department and customers for all phases of steel operations. Supports Operations and ensures good quality procedures are in place. Oversees trials of new materials and processes to ensure good quality practices are being utilized. Provides metallurgical support to management personnel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Works to improve process and product to meet customer requirements.
Provides technical support for all phases of steel operations including melting, teeming and annealing steel ingots.
Assists Operations in the Melting Department, as needed
Ensures that Operations follow established procedures and sound metallurgical practices.
Supports the investigation and disposition of non-conforming material.
Performs failure investigations on customer returns/claims.
Supports the Sales department by providing technical guidance and creation/revision of grades to meet customer needs.
Responsible for quality training for employees.

Research Engineer – Continuous Casting

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: October 2, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
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Years of Experience: 2
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Conducts research and development projects in the areas of process improvement and modeling pertaining to the continuous casting of steel slabs. Assists in the planning, execution and reporting of these projects. Responsible for analyzing and interpreting project results and recommending action

Principal Activities

Conducts specific tasks on assigned projects or complete projects of limited scope

Interprets data and makes recommendations to Operations or Commercial management with limited guidance from supervisor or team leader

Interacts with plant operating and technical services personnel on project or technical service activities (planning, execution and reporting)

Assists in the design, execution and reporting of product/process development or quality improvement trials

Prepares clear and concise written and oral reports as required. May present technical papers within and outside the company

Provides technical direction and supervision to research technicians and/or coop students working on assigned projects

 

 

Senior Metallurgist – Heat Treating

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: September 14, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
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Years of Experience: 2
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As a Metallurgist, you will be responsible for applying engineering knowledge and talent with emphasis on internal and external customer support. There should be a focus on achieving a fundamental understanding of heat treatment and metal finishing. This individual should apply this fundamental knowledge to provide information, tools and resources to improve business effectiveness, reduced variation and increase understanding of heat treatment and metal finishing to directly impact quality, service, productivity and profitability.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Improve process understanding of heat treatment and metal finishing. This should be both equipment and material related. Develop Shop Floor understanding.
  • Implement, improve, trouble shoot precision controlled heat treatment consistent with customer and AMS specification requirements.
  • Identify opportunities based on data analysis. Physically identify opportunities for process performance, data integrity, productivity improvement and energy conservation.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies. Participate in industry benchmarking.
  • Join and influence technical committees as identified. Look for reduction of waste and improvement of value.
  • Help plants identify opportunities for improvement. Help them achieve their goals.
  • Participate in training functions. This can include process, test methods and analytical understanding.
  • Help in new or existing job development. Help understand customer expectations and requirements. Assist getting the job established at the plant. Provide physical assistance to internal and external customers.
  • Develop business understanding. Obtain knowledge of what it takes to get parts out the door and understand pressures of plant personnel.
  • Perform development, complaint, routine analyses to best of ability utilizing resources at Corporate and Divisional levels.
  • Respond as expeditiously as possible while ensuring confidence in the accuracy of information and recommendations to all requests for information and tasks.  Demonstrate good judgment on own ability and when to utilize consultation and other resources.
  • Generate written reports and procedures concerning activities, functions, systems, and individual circumstances.  Document relative information for communication to internal and external customers and serve as permanent reference and record.
  • Establish communication links with external customers and participate in external customer visits at
  • Review instructions, specifications, and prints and design robust processes, assist in determining the method of conducting inspection and tests, and sequence of operations.
  • Objectively design and execute experiments for problem-solving or process improvement based on sound engineering theory and practice.  Obtain statistically valid data and base reviews and conclusions on fact and data.
  • React to conditions that may result in non-conforming product.  Follow up and report on non-conforming product analysis.
  • Execute applicable computer software programs to store, calculate, retrieve, and report analytical, metallurgical, and quality data.

 

Senior Metallurgical Engineer

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: September 4, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 2
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Looking for a corporate level, technological leader in metallurgy and materials science who is a hands-on, team player. The person will be expected to act as consultant and metallurgical expert to all divisions of the company, as necessary, responding to queries about materials, material acceptability, specifications, failure investigations, material performance improvements and material quality issues both internal and with our supplier base.  The successful applicant will be expected to take a leadership role in material development as the company expands its current product offering into new applications with structural and environmental challenges beyond their knowledgebase and capability.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • New Product Development: Research and Development of performance enhancing materials and material heat treatments.
  • Design: Support engineers on materials selection and evaluation, testing, fabrication, heat treatment, and plating.
  • Manufacturing: Support the evaluation of material quality, obtain and maintain NADCAP heat treat accreditation where required, consult and assist with internal/external customer concerns regarding product quality, customer audits and approvals, materials and testing, failure analysis, destructive testing, procedures, evaluation of vendors for heat treating and plating
  • Metallurgical Analysis: Improve existing metallurgical laboratory and maintain a list of vendors that can provide services outside of the labs capabilities.
  • Heat Treat Department: Technically oversee and support a newly implemented heat treat department within the company.

 

Process Metallurgist

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 3
Date Posted: July 24, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 1
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Develop and improve manufacturing plans, processes and procedures.

Analyze rejects and non-conforming product to determine root cause and corrective actions.

Review claims and material specifications.

Customer technical service and support.

Review test plans and results for product acceptability.

Conduct experiments for cost, yield and quality improvements.

B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Science. Primary steel processing and physical metallurgy of specialty steels and alloys